Origin of chalaza
OTHER WORDS FROM chalazacha·la·zal, cha·la·zi·an [kuh-ley-zee-uhn], /kəˈleɪ zi ən/, adjective
Words nearby chalaza
How to use chalaza in a sentence
He considers the centre of the hilum as the base, and the chalaza, where it exists, as the natural apex of the seed.
Seeds larger than Aestivalis, pear-shaped; chalaza roundish.
Seeds large, usually slightly notched; chalaza rather narrow; raphe a groove.
Seeds small to very small, slightly notched on top; chalaza depressed, oblong-oval; raphe broad, slightly distinct.
Seeds two to three of medium size; chalaza oval in shape, slightly distinct; raphe flat, usually inconspicuous, rarely prominent.